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First Lutheran Church of Glenville
Monday August 6th, 2018
4:00pm - 6:00pm

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Tuesday August 7th, 2018

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SarahIsabelle Anderson

SarahIsabelle Anderson


Funeral services for SarahIsabelle Anderson, age 89, of Albert Lea, will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at First Lutheran Church.  Rev. John Holt will officiate. Interment will be at North Freeborn Lutheran Cemetery at a later date. Visitation will be from 4:00-6:00 p.m., Monday, August 6 at Bayview/Freeborn Funeral Home and one hour prior to the service at the church on Tuesday.


Sarah died Thursday, August 2, 2018 at St. John’s Lutheran Community.


SarahIsabelle Laite Jensen Anderson was born on February 12, 1929 in Albert Lea, the daughter of Thomas and Lottie (Epler) Laite. She grew up in Freeborn County, attending Albert Lea Schools.  Sarah was united in marriage to Dale Jensen on February 23, 1947.  Together, they had three children and were married for 25 years.  Dale died in 1973 as the result of an auto accident.  Sarah spent much of her life as a homemaker, which she loved, but also held various jobs over the years at Munsingwear, Clothing Care, Mrs. Gerry’s, Wendy’s, and as a child care provider.  On February 9, 1974, Sarah married Kenneth Anderson. They enjoyed traveling together.  They often spent summers on Geneva Lake and after Kenny’s retirement, the couple wintered in Arizona for 9 years.  Sarah was a member of First Lutheran Church where she volunteered with the circle. She was also a member of the Eagles, Elks, Moose, and V.F.W.  She enjoyed dancing, playing cards, bowling, reading, journaling, camping, and fishing.  Sarah’s greatest joy came from her family, especially her grandchildren.


Sarah is survived by her husband, Kenneth Anderson; daughters, Cindy Jensen, Sherry (Robert) Nyman, Vickie (Scott Robinson) Jensen; grandchildren, Curtis (Patricia Selyidge) Jensen, Sheila Nyman and her children, Eddie, Kaleb, Harley Ann, and Lottie, Allison (Mark) Ganrude and their children, Damon, Heaven, and Jasmine; Kenny’s children, Linda (Bob) Quinlivan and family, Denny (Joan) Anderson and family, Mark (Debbie) Anderson and family; many brothers-in-law, sisters-in-law, nieces, and nephews.


Sarah was preceded in death by her husband, Dale Jensen; parents, Thomas and Lottie Laite; brothers, Ed, Leonard, Vernon, Floyd, Roy, Lyle (in infancy); grandson, Corey Jensen Babb; and sisters-in-law, and brothers-in-law.

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Hugs and prayers to you all.

Lynn (Juveland) Ball Aug 8 2018 12:00 AM

Deepest condolences to the family. You will be sadly missed by alk who knew you.

Jimmie Babb Aug 5 2018 12:00 AM

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Expression of Sympathy Aug 4 2018 12:00 AM

I love you n miss you so much my Blue Witch Grams. My heart aches but I know you are surrounded with love up in heaven! I love you to the moon n back Grammy. Till we meet again be my angel and guide me.
Love Always and Forever more
Sheila Jo

Sheila Jo Nyman Aug 3 2018 12:00 AM

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